Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Fact of the Day: Pilot Pals

During the Korean War, there were two Marine Corps pilots who served side by side. One of them Ted Williams, was one of the MLB's best baseball players. The other John Glenn, became one of the world's first astronauts, and was also a U.S. Senator. 

14 comments:

Kati said...

Interesting life stories...

-Kati

Margaret-whiteangel said...

My, that is interesting and I expect they had no idea where they would end up in life.

Bob Bushell said...

Democrat, he's alright.

Plowing Through Life (Martha) said...

They went in completely different directions.

Pilar Domínguez said...

I only knew John Glenn, the other is totally unknown for me. Interesting fact of his life. Kisses.)

Pat Hatt said...

Both sure made a name for themselves

Holy Ghost Writer said...

Ted is more well known I'd say

Jax said...

I heard of John Glenn, the other name I never heard of...although it seems like I should know him. :)

Dixie@dcrelief said...

The few, the proud, the brave... the Marines!

stephen Hayes said...

Very interesting.

Anonymous said...

Neat fact.

bj said...

Both, super fellas.

Theresa Mahoney said...

Friends in high places. Good for them!

Christine said...

so glad they survived the war, talented men.